Operation Romeo Rhino: Four people, 11 drug charges, and a weed grow-op inside shipping containers

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Four people face 11 drug-related charges after the Queensland Police Service, as part of Operation Romeo Rhino, discovered a sophisticated cannabis grow-op with about 100 plants in Noosaville, Australia. No house to deal drugs from? No problem. Man sets up shop in short-term rental property Extremely sick, elderly Australian man faces serious charges after being caught with 36 kilos of cannabis Shhh. Secret cache of cannabis plants found hidden in surreptitious set-up behind bookshelf The police report that four shipping containers converted into grow room were found at a business on Leo Alley Drive. Beyond the approximately 100 cannabis plants, which weighed about 27 kilograms, police also seized dried cannabis in cryovac bags and a number of exhibits, including those relating to electrical appliances and lighting. A video accompanying the police statement shows officers opening up the shipping containers and finding the plants at different stages of growth. When the first, third and fourth containers are opened, it is dark inside. But the second grow room shows the container bathed in bright light. Noosa detectives located an alleged sophisticated hydroponic cannabis setup at a Noosaville business yesterday. A 38yo man was charged with drug trafficking. More info: https://t.co/txNgmvaIsT pic.twitter.com/i3bO29LrLb— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) April 29, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Each shipping container appears to house a dozen or so plants, all potted and located several feet apart, and some with fans whirring inside. Police had executed four search warrants at four different addresses, but the large grow-op was found at the Leo Alley Drive address. In all, four people — three men and one woman — were charged in connection with the find. A 38-year-old man has been charged drug trafficking, two counts of producing dangerous drugs and one count each of possessing dangerous drugs and possessing anything used in the connection of…

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